January 30, 2015

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Canadian-American Civil Society Partnership in Cuba for New Business Development

Posted: Jan 17, 2015 – 09:53 AM EST

OTTAWA ONTARIO, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Community Works Ontario, a non-governmental organisation enters a co-operative venture with non-partisan, political coalition in Washington, D.C., and United Nations affiliate partners for voluntary civil society programme on economic and social development in Cuba. After over a...

Mars, Incorporated and UC Davis Launch Innovation Institute For Food And Health

Posted: Jan 16, 2015 – 04:15 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with UC Davis, is launching the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, part of the World Food Center at UC Davis, with a day-long symposium on January 14. Laureates and other leading scientists...

Rebuilding Together AmeriCorps Celebrates the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Posted: Jan 16, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - Members and alumni of Rebuilding Togethers AmeriCorps program, CapacityCorps, will dedicate the week of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service to rebuilding homes and revitalizing communities in Lafayette, La. In honor of the Martin Luther...

Ecolab to Offset its Electricity Use in Minnesota Through SunEdison Community Solar Gardens

Posted: Jan 16, 2015 – 01:52 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. and BELMONT, Calif., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - Ecolab Inc. is the first major corporate participant in Minnesota's newest alternative energy program, which uses community solar gardens -- shared solar panel sites with grid-connected subscribers -- to offset electricity use. SunEdison,...

First Book and Points of Light Open Call for Nominations to Recognize Exceptional Literacy Volunteers

Posted: Jan 15, 2015 – 05:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - First Book and Points of Light today announced a call for nominations for an award aimed at celebrating the impact of volunteers advancing literacy in communities across the nation. Five exemplary volunteers will each receive a Daily...

Aramark Named a Top Employer for Diversity

Posted: Jan 15, 2015 – 04:34 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management, and uniforms, was recently recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by two leading business publications. BLACK ENTERPRISE named Aramark one...

Major Innovation Prize, National in Scope, Launched by New York Foundation

Posted: Jan 15, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, is launching an exciting new initiative: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize. In 2015 up to ten Prizes will be awarded to U.S.-based individuals or teams addressing our...

Impact Infrastructure Introduces AutoCASE, Sustainable Return on Investment Tool

Posted: Jan 14, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - Impact Infrastructure today unveiled AutoCASE, a cutting-edge, cloud-based tool that enables triple-bottom line business case analysis to become an integrated part of a BIM project design workflow. Triple Bottom Line [TBL] analysis goes beyond exploring only...

Summer Jobs for Young People Decline Significantly, New JPMorgan Chase Report Reveals

Posted: Jan 14, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - A new JPMorgan Chase Co. report released today reveals that only 46 percent of young people who applied for summer employment programs were enrolled in 2014. In the 14 major U.S. cities surveyed, local officials also project...

Swedish Retailer IKEA to Install Missouri’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array on Future St. Louis Store Opening Fall 2015

Posted: Jan 14, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, MO , Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today announced solar energy plans for its St. Louis store opening Fall 2015. Panel installation will begin this Spring, with completion before the stores opening, making the project...

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